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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Roy Everhart Killed In Action - July 4th 1942

I never met my grandfather. He was killed in action in the Atlantic by a German U-boat before I was born. He was a Firemen in the engine room in a Merchant Marine cargo ship - the USS Norlandia. He was killed instantly. The government posthumously awarded him 4 medals. His memorial is at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. His body was never recovered - it is 5 miles deep in the Puerto Rican Trench - along with the ship.

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